Works Cited: Internet Resources (other than databases)

Resources found on the internet, other than library databases include:

  • Websites
  • Web pages
  • Blogs
  • Blog posts
  • Podcasts
  • Newsletters, magazines, journals, books or information that appear ONLY on a website

Citations to these resources will contain as much of the following information as can be collected:

  1. Author and/or editor names (if available)
  2. Article name in quotation marks.
  3. Name of the website, project, or book that contained the article in italics.
  4. Any version numbers available, including editions (ed.), revisions, posting dates, volumes (vol.), or issue numbers (no.).  If none are available, skip this.
  5. Publisher information, including the publisher name and publishing date.  If not available, skip this.
  6. Page numbers (p. or pp.) or paragraph numbers (par. or pars.). If not available, skip this.
  7. URL of the website (without the https://)  DOI or permalink.
  8. Date you accessed the material. List the date as day, month (3 letter abbreviation followed by a period) and year.

See the examples that follow.

Examples: Internet Resources

Complete Website

Mikkelson, David. Snopes.com : Rumor Has It. 1996-2016,  www.snopes.com.  Accessed 17 Oct. 2016.

Article from a Webpage

Tinker, Ben. "How to Make Better School Lunches." CNN. Turner Broadcasting, 23 Apr. 2015,  www.cnn.com/2015/03/23/health/healthy-school-lunches/. Accessed 1 Oct. 2106.

Government Webpage

United States Environmental Protection Agency. “The Causes of Climate Change.” Climate Change, 9 Aug. 2016, www3.epa.gov/climatechange/science/causes.html. Accessed 1 Oct. 2016.

Blog post

Geist, Michael. "Pokémon Go Brings New ‘Augmented Reality’ Legal Issues to Light." CyberSmokeBlog 20 Jul. 2016, cybersmokeblog.blogspot.com/2016/07/by-michael-geist-yesterday-michael.html.

Tweet

Use the person's Twitter handle in place of an author's name, followed by the tweet in its entirety in quotes  Include the word Twitter in italics, followed by the date and time of the posting.  Note punctuation below.   

SC demonstrated why all the debates are the engines of this campaign." Twitter, Jan. 2012, 3:06 a.m., twitter.com/tombrokaw/status/160996868971704320.